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San Diego received a double-dose of ugly hospitality-related news today.

Plus, care to guess how much money airlines owe consumers?

Those were some of the travel-related headlines we found interesting and think you might, too.

Comic-Con Canceled

San Diego’s legendary Comic-Con was canceled.

The impact will be huge on local lodging providers, restaurants, bars, rideshare drivers, and more. Vulture reports the event’s attendance has swelled to 135,000 people. That’s a lot of lost income.

In other San Diego news:

San Diego Airport Declares Local Emergency

The international airport serving America’s Finest City declared a local emergency — after a 96% plummet in passenger traffic. (LA Times link — subscription or registration possibly required depending on your browsing habits.)

Report: Airlines Owe Consumers $10 Billion

Expecting a refund because of a canceled flight — but wonder where the money is?

This might explain it:

U.S. airlines are estimated to be sitting on more than $10 billion in travel vouchers that should have been cash refunds from canceled flights, a group of senators released on Friday.

— David Shepardson, Tracy Rucinski

Read the post here — and check out the picture of parked Delta planes.

Jim Cramer: Flip Delta

Mad Money‘s Jim Cramer isn’t on board with Delta stock.

MIA Gets Big CARES Grant

We mentioned that Salt Lake City International is receiving just over $80 million in help from the government.

That’s chump change compared to what Miami got.

— Chris

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2 Comments

  1. JB SanDiego Reply

    Those are some interesting links Chris.

    Enjoying your post as always!

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